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Daily Compliment Chart: Creative Wednesdays

How to Teach Kids Respect Adults complain that the generation of kids growing up today don’t show any respect for elders, others, or authority. Well there’s a lot nannies can do to keep the kids in their care from being disrespectful. They can have fun by playing with the kids to teach them good manners, […]

Wednesdays With Whitney

Coffee Filter Bouquets Just because the chill of fall has set in doesn’t mean we need to abandon our lovely summer flowers.  Make this colorful craft with your little ones so that when they ask to pick flowers on a chilly fall morning, you don’t have to tell them no. Supplies ·         Coffee Filters (Pocket […]

Wednesdays With Whitney

Get Organized By Whitney Tang When school starts, the chance of missed communications between nannies and parents increases greatly. There are so many permission slips, class requirements, and activity lists that run the risk of getting lost in the shuffle of the day (or in the middle of a tantrum). Follow these easy directions to […]

Wednesdays With Whitney

Fishy School Sign By Whitney Tang School has started and the paperwork has already started flowing in. Not to mention all the art projects – who knew your little artist could do twenty original and meaningful pictures in one morning? This is why every kid needs their special School Corner. What better way to decorate […]

Wednesdays With Whitney

Melted Crayon Pictures By Whitney Tang Broken crayons are the bane of every nanny’s existence. They’re difficult to color with, they get lodged in cracks, and they take up unnecessary room in the craft box. Instead of living with these obnoxious nubs, turn them into an afternoon craft which doubles as a bright decoration for […]

Wednesdays with Whitney: Colored Rice

Rainy Day Sensory Play By Whitney Tang The wind is growling, the rain is cascading, the children are whining. What is a nanny to do after puddle jumping, spontaneous dancing, and storytelling have all been exhausted? Brighten up your stormy afternoon by making colored rice. It’s fun to make and will give grubby little fingers something […]

Shaving Cream Easter Eggs

Creative Wednesdays This is one of the easiest ways to make beautiful Easter eggs. Although food coloring is not toxic and won’t hurt the children, it will make clean up easier if you protect the work surface, have plenty of paper towels available, have a garbage bag close by, and have the kids wear rubber […]

Dr. Seuss Birthday Snacks

Creative Wednesdays Dr. Seuss’ birthday is March 2nd and it is a part of National Read Across America week. Add a special touch to the day by making an edible red and white striped hat as seen in the infamous children’s book The Cat in the Hat and some green eggs from Green Eggs and […]

Valentine Emojis

Creative Wednesdays For more than 23-years of making Valentine Cards with my nanny kids I needed a new idea I hadn’t tried before. The brilliant 7-year-old I care for thought of making these cute Valentine emojis. You Will Need: Yellow Card Stock Paper Red and Black Construction Paper Heart-Shaped Cookie Cutter Safety Scissors Pencil Glue […]

Shaving Cream Marbleized Paper

Creative Wednesdays It’s winter here in New Jersey and I need to keep my six-year-old nanny kid busy indoors. We decided to make marbleized stationary to use for birthday cards and thank you notes. There are tons of different ways to marbleized paper but the kiddo I care for just loves playing with shaving cream […]